Susan Wessels

Professor, School of Business (Accounting)

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Office: 223 Harris Hall
Phone: (919) 760-8475

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting ethics
  • Gender issues in accounting
  • Professionalism
  • Continuing professional education

Work Experience


Academic Credentials

D.B.A., Accounting, University of Sarasota

M.B.A., DePaul University; CPA

Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Wessels, S. B., and Sumner, D. (2014).  "Integrating Career Development into the Accounting Curriculum," American Journal of Business Education, 7 (1), 21-29.

Lenard, M. J., Wessels. S. B., and Khanlarian, C. (2010). “Gender Differences in Attitudes Toward Computers and Performance in the Accounting Information Systems Class,” American Journal of Business Education, 3 (2), 23-29.

Wessels, S. B. (2009). “An Examination of the Support for Changes in CPE Regulations for Accountants,” Journal of Business & Economics Research, 7 (8), 99-105.

Wessels, S. B. (2007). “Accountants’ Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Mandatory Continuing Professional Education,” Accounting Education: An International Journal, 16 (4), 365-378.


“An Analysis of Factors Related to Accountants’ Support for Change in CPE Regulations,” presented at the Applied Business Research Conference, Orlando, FL, January, 2008.


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